Ethiopia and Angola Double Number of Girls in School in 10 years

Ethiopia and Angola Double Number of Girls in School in 10 years

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african children sudan-pubdomainThe number of girls enrolling in primary school has soared across Africa in the last decade, according to a report released on Monday.

With primary education now free in all but five African countries, there has been a boom in the number of children attending school, with Ethiopia and Angola showing the most dramatic improvements.

Between 2000 to 2011, Ethiopia recorded a 42 percent increase and Angola a 43 percent increase.

 

(READ the story from Thomas Reuters Foundation)

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